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Tag Archives: Wrongful Death

Man killed instantly in crash involving two tractor-trailers — $3.75M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Injuries alleged: Death Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Judge B. Waugh Crigler (Ret.) Date resolved: 11/5/2021 Special damages: $2,500 in funeral expenses Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $3,750,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and ...

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Motorcyclist run over, killed by driver passing accident scene — $500,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Name of case: Estate of Daniel Kampe v. Ellen J. Grady, et al. Court: Prince William County Circuit Court Case no.: CL215230 Name of judge or mediator: Judge Angela Horan Date resolved: 11/5/2021 Demand: $500,000 ...

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Minor passenger killed after vehicle was rear-ended by semi — $1.15M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury, wrongful death Injuries alleged: Plaintiff 1: Cervical fractures and six rib fractures; Plaintiff 2: Neck and back strains with abrasions; Plaintiff 3: Trauma that resulted in death Date resolved: 8/16/2021 Special damages: Plaintiff 1: $366,900 ...

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Jury returns defense verdicts in $10M medical malpractice matter — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice; wrongful death Injuries alleged: Death Court: Petersburg Circuit Court Tried before: Judge Name of judge or mediator: Judge Dennis M. Martin Date resolved: 10/6/2021 Demand: $10,000,000 Verdict or settlement: Verdict Amount: Defense verdict Attorneys for ...

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Verdict reached in case resulting in police shooting, wrongful death — $1M verdict (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death; police shooting Injuries alleged: Death Name of case: Tyree v. Colas Court: Virginia Beach Circuit Court Case no.: CL19-6418 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Kevin M. Duffan Date resolved: 9/30/2021 Verdict ...

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Decedent died in paper mill workplace incident caused by contractor negligence — $1.5M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Injuries alleged: Death Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Judge Pamela S. Baskervill (Ret.) Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,500,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Kyle McNew, Charlottesville; Brent Brown, Roanoke; Ed Fisher, ...

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Jury: Anesthesiologist not at fault for patient’s death — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Injuries alleged: Wrongful death due to general anesthesia Court: Lynchburg Circuit Court Verdict or settlement: Verdict Amount: $0 (defense) Attorneys for defendant (and city): Matthew E. Kelley, Roanoke and Samuel T. Bernier, Richmond Description of ...

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Woman killed in chain reaction tractor-trailer crash — $2.5M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Injuries alleged: Death Name of judge or mediator: Judge Diane Strickland (Ret.) Date resolved: 7/14/2021 Special damages: Funeral expenses totaling $10,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $2,500,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Paul R. Thomson ...

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Man killed after crashing into box trailer — $2.1M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Name of judge or mediator: James Barkley Special damages: Loss of retirement/pension benefits valued at approximately $36,000 per year Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $2,100,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Bryan Slaughter and Kyle McNew, ...

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Elderly man died after colonoscopy — $300,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death by medical negligence under the Federal Tort Claims Act Injuries alleged: Gastrointestinal hemorrhage leading to hypovolemic shock and death Court: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, Roanoke Division Tried before: Mediation Name ...

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